Ends on May 4, 2018

$40.00 USD

Requirements to Audition

  • Be in grades 9, 10 or 11 during the 2017-2018 school year.
  • Attend school in one of the fifty states of the United States, the District of Columbia, or a Department of Defense School. 
  • Be a member of his or her school’s choral, string, guitar, or instrumental ensemble during the 2018-2019 school year corresponding with the ensemble for which application is made.
  • Ensemble director must be a current member of NAfME.
  • Be accepted to their state’s 2017-2018 All-State Festival.
    • In the case of guitar, many states do not have an All-State Guitar Ensemble. Students who participate in their school’s guitar ensemble program are permitted to apply.
  • If there isn’t an All-State Festival held during the 2017-2018 academic year, the 2016-2017 Division Festival will be acceptable (Northwest Division).  
  • If your state Music Education Association (MEA) does not sponsor the All-State Festival, the state MEA will determine which students are eligible to receive an invitation to apply. 
  • The final determination of eligibility for the All-National Honor Ensembles (ANHE) program is made by the student’s state Music Education Association (MEA). Please reach out to your state MEA with eligibility questions.
    • Some states may require that students are both selected AND perform in their All-State. Students must follow the directive of their individual state MEA with regard to participation.  
    • Students who fail to comply with their individual state requirements will not be eligible to participate in the NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles program.

Application Guidelines

  • You are required to upload an unedited and unaccompanied video performing the REQUIRED REPERTOIRE for your instrument or voice part. 
  • Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion are automatically considered for both Concert Band and Symphony Orchestra.
  • Please note, there is an option for Concert Band, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, and Mixed Choir students to upload an additional 2-minute video. This may be a piece of your choosing and may be accompanied or unaccompanied. You could use this opportunity to demonstrate proficiency on an auxiliary instrument. This second video is not required.
  • This must be a VIDEO audition. 
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